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Possible New Dive Site
RonSubmerged - 7/21/2009 8:37 PM
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Category: Travel
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A friend of mine recently made me aware of a 4 acre clear water lake in Springfield Ohio that would be perfect for a dive site. Apparently a decade or so ago there was diving and canoeing there and there are still a few items sunk there such as an old bus. This lake sets on a 58 acre parcel of land labeled as commercial / industrial real estate. I took one look at it and could picture the dive shop, the anchored buoys, and the entrance stairs. 

Unfortunately the brokers believe that it will be the "next big shopping complex" and do not see the possibilities for diving. This would be a prime location for the many divers around the area and the 30-35 ft depth would be great for training. I inquired about the price for the land.....$2.5 mil! I guess trying to be an entrepreneur is not as easy as I thought!

Any dive investors out there with deep pockets, lol..... Its really too bad :(


RonSubmerged - 7/23/2009 6:41 PM
This is the lake that I mentioned in the blog!
charstew - 7/22/2009 12:06 AM
Sure!! I’d take it if it were salt water and had a fully developed reef system for that amount. Lets keep our eyes on it in this market it has got to come down. I am always in the market for a good quarry. We have to go dive it first to make any serious offers. Is it big enough to sink a big ship? We need this and platforms with speaking bells to really come out a cut above the rest.. LOL